Transneft Upper Volga has completed revamping of the 10,000 m3 vertical steel tank (VST-10000) No.11 at Ryazan line operation dispatcher station (LODS) located in the city of Ryazan.
The works were conducted in accordance with the technical upgrading programme for Transneft Upper Volga’s trunk pipelines’ facilities.
The revamping was launched in December 2016. The works performed included complete dismantling of the tank’s steelwork and foundation, installation of a new foundation and mounting of a new tank; in addition to that, premises with electric driven gate valves were arranged. Individual tests of engineering fire extinguishing systems were performed at the facility; power supply systems and automation systems were commissioned. A comprehensive test run of the equipment was performed.
Thу revamping of tank No.11 at Ryazan LODS was conducted as one of the measures to upgrade the station’s tank farm, the goal being to ensure its capacity is sufficient for commodity operations.